RT Best Of 2013 RT Magazine is proud to announce its list of the Best Respiratory Care Departments for 2013. The list is available in a PDF by clicking the image to the left or the icon below. The full list of departments is also available by scrolling down. pdfRT Best Of 2013 Respiratory Care Departments (PDF file will load.)


Acuity Specialty Hospital, Ohio Valley Division Pulmonary Services Steubenville, OH www.acuityhealthcare.net
Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital Respiratory Care Bolingbrook, IL www.keepingyouwell.com/abh
Advocate Christ Medical Center Merrillville, IN www.advocatehealth.com/cmc
Alegent Creighton Health Lakeside Hospital Omaha, NE www.alegentcreighton.com
Altoona Regional Health System Respiratory Care Department Altoona, PA www.altoonaregional.org
Alvarado Hospital Medical Center San Diego, CA www.alvaradohospital.com
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Respiratory Care Colton, CA www.arrowheadmedcenter.org


Banner Desert Medical Center Respiratory Therapy Department Mesa, AZ www.bannerhealth.com
Baptist Health South Florida, South Miami Hospital Pulmonary Services Miami, FL www.baptisthealth.net
Baptist Memorial Hospital, Desoto Respiratory Services Southhaven, MS www.baptistonline.org/desoto
Barlow Respiratory Hospital Los Angeles, CA www.barlow2000.org
Bay Medical Center Sacred Heart Health System Panama City, FL www.baymedical.org
Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth Fort Worth, TX www.bswhealth.com
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Garland Department of Pulmonology Garland, TX www.bswhealth.com
Beaumont Health System Respiratory Care Department Royal Oak, MI www.beaumont.edu
Berger Health System Respiratory Services Circleville, OH www.bergerhealth.com
Brentwood Sub-Acute Health Care Center Respiratory Care Department Burbank, IL www.brentwoodsahcc.com


Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center Goodyear, AZ www.cancercenter.com/western
Carle Foundation Hospital Respiratory Therapy Urbana, IL www.carle.org
Cedar Park Medical Center Cedar Park, TX www.cedarparkregional.com
Centra Lynchburg General Hospital Lynchburg, VA lgh.centrahealth.com
CentraState Healthcare System Department of Respiratory Care Freehold, NJ www.centrastate.com
Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Respiratory Therapy Department Torrington, CT www.charlottehungerford.org
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Atlanta, GA www.choa.org
Children’s Hospital Colorado Respiratory Care Department Aurora, CO www.childrenscolorado.org
Children’s Hospital of Michigan Department of Pulmonary Medicine Detroit, MI www.childrensdmc.org
Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Respiratory Care Department San Antonio, TX chofsa.org 
Children’s National Medical Center Respiratory Care Services Washington, DC www.childrensnational.org
Cleveland Clinic, Hillcrest Hospital Mayfield Heights, OH my.clevelandclinic.org 
Covenant Healthcare Pulmonary/Respiratory Care Saginaw, MI www.covenanthealthcare.com
CoxHealth Medical Center Branson Cardio Pulmonary Services Branson, MO www.skaggs.net


Denver Health Medical Center Respiratory Therapy Department Denver, CO www.dhha.org Dodge County Hospital Respiratory Care Department Eastman, GA www.dodgecountyhospital.com Dukes Memorial Hospital Respiratory Care Department Peru, IN www.lutheranhealth.net


Ephrata Community Hospital Department of Respiratory Care Ephrata, PA www.ephratahospital.org


Fletcher Allen Health Care Medical Center Burlington, VT www.fletcherallen.org Florida Hospital Flagler Respiratory Care Palm Coast, FL fh.floridahospital.com/flagler  Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Sebring, FL fh.floridahospital.com/heartland Floyd Medical Center Respiratory Care Department Rome, GA www.floyd.org Forrest City Medical Center Respiratory Care Department Forrest City, AR forrestcitymedicalcenter.com


Gundersen Lutheran Respiratory Care Department La Crosse, WI www.gundersenhealth.org


Hackensack University Medical Center Respiratory Therapy Hackensack, NJ www.hackensackumc.org Hardin Memorial Health Respiratory Care Department Elizabethtown, KY www.hmh.net HCA Kingwood Medical Center Respiratory Care Services and Cardiopulmonary Department Kingwood, TX kingwoodmedical.com Hoag Hospital Irvine Respiratory Therapy Department Irvine, CA www.hoag.org Hospital for Special Care Respiratory Care Services New Britain, CT hfsc.org [Read more about Hospital for Special Care.] Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Respiratory Care Philadelphia, PA www.pennmedicine.org Houston Medical Center Respiratory Care Warner Robins, GA www.hhc.org


Infirmary Health, Thomas Hospital Respiratory Therapy Fairhope, AL www.infirmaryhealth.org


John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital Cardiopulmonary Services Phoenix, AZ www.jcl.com Johnson Regional Medical Center Clarksville, AR www.jrmc.com


Kadlec Regional Medical Center Respiratory Care Richland, WA www.kadlec.org Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center Department of Respiratory Care Fontana, CA www.kaiserpermanente.org Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center Respiratory Care Department Vallejo, CA www.kaiserpermanente.org Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center Department of Respiratory Care Sacramento, CA www.kaiserpermanente.org Kettering Medical Center Respiratory Care Kettering, OH ketteringmedicalcenter.org Kindred Hospital Brea Pulmonary Care Brea, CA www.kindredhospitalbrea.com Kindred Hospital Denver Respiratory Care Department Denver, CO www.kh-denver.com Kindred Hospital San Diego Respiratory Care San Diego, CA www.kindredsandiego.com


Lawrence General Hospital Respiratory Department Lawrence, MA www.lawrencegeneral.org Lee Memorial Health System Pulmonary Services Ft. Myers and Cape Coral, FL www.leememorial.org [Read more about Lee Memorial Health System.] Lourdes Specialty Hospital, Southern NJ Respiratory Care Department Willingboro, NJ www.acuityhealthcare.net


Martin General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Services Williamston, NC www.martingeneral.com Maury Regional Medical Center Columbia, TN www.mauryregional.com MedCentral Health System Mansfield, OH www.medcentral.org Medical Center of McKinney Respiratory/Pulmonology McKinney, TX medicalcenterofmckinney.com Medical University of South Carolina Adult Respiratory Therapy Charleston, SC www.muschealth.com MedStar Montgomery Medical Center Respiratory Care Olney, MD www.medstarhealth.org Mena Regional Health System Respiratory Department Mena, AR www.menaregional.com Mercy General Hospital, Dignity Health Sacramento, CA hospitals.dignityhealth.org Mercy Health Anderson Hospital Respiratory Department Cincinnati, OH www.e-mercy.com Mercy Medical Center Respiratory Health Rockville Centre, NY www.mercymedicalcenter.com Methodist Charlton Medical Center Respiratory Services Dallas, TX methodisthealthsystem.org [Read more about Methodist Charlton Medical Center.] Methodist Extended Care Hospital Respiratory Care Memphis, TN www.methodisthealth.org Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Respiratory Services Mansfield, TX methodisthealthsystem.org Methodist Richardson Medical Center Respiratory Services Richardson, TX methodisthealthsystem.org Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital Respiratory Services Department Williamsville, NY kaleidahealth.org/suburban Mills-Peninsula Health Services Burlingame, CA www.mills-peninsula.org MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital Pulmonary Care Tacoma, WA multicare.org/tacomageneral Munroe Regional Medical Center Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Ocala, FL www.munroeregional.com


National Jewish Health Respiratory Care Department Denver, CO www.nationaljewish.org New York Hospital of Queens Respiratory Care New York, NY www.nyhq.org New York Methodist Hospital Respiratory Care Department Brooklyn, NY www.nym.org Northeast Georgia Medical Center Respiratory Care Gainesville, GA www.nghs.com Northern Cochise Community Hospital Cardiopulmonary Care Department Willcox, AZ www.ncch.com Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center Respiratory Therapy Gaffney, SC www.upstatecarolina.net


Oak Hill Hospital Department of Respiratory Therapy Brooksville, FL www.oakhillhospital.com Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center Lung & Respiratory Care Fountain Valley, CA www.memorialcare.org


Palisades Medical Center Department of Respiratory Care North Bergen, NJ www.palisadesmedical.org Paoli Hospital Main Line Health Pulmonary Diseases/Critical Care Paoli, PA www.mainlinehealth.org/paoli Park Nicollet Health Services Pulmonary Medicine St. Louis Park, MN www.parknicollet.com Parkview Whitley Hospital Respiratory Care Columbia City, IN www.parkview.com Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Respiratory Therapy Albany, GA www.phoebeputney.com Phoenix Children’s Hospital Phoenix, AZ www.phoenixchildrens.org Piedmont Healthcare Mountainside Hospital Respiratory Services Jasper, GA www.piedmont.org Pomerene Hospital Respiratory Care Millersburg, OH www.pomerenehospital.org Progressive Hospital Respiratory Therapy Department Las Vegas, NV www.progressivehospital.com Providence Regional Medical Center Everett Everett, WA washington.providence.org Pulmonary & Internal Medicine Associates, PC Trumbull, CT pulmonaryinternalmedpc.com Pulmonary & Sleep Center of the Valley Weslaco, TX www.sleepdrs.com


Reading Hospital Respiratory Care Department West Reading, PA www.readinghealth.org [Read more about Reading Hospital.]


Sarasota Memorial Health Care System Respiratory Care Department Sarasota, FL www.smh.com Seattle Children’s Hospital Respiratory Therapy Seattle, WA www.seattlechildrens.org Select Specialty Hospital Respiratory Care Department Springfield, MO springfield.selectspecialtyhospitals.com Select Specialty Hospital Pulmonary/Ventilator Weaning Services Tulsa, OK tulsa.selectspecialtyhospitals.com Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Norfolk, VA www.sentara.com Shannon Medical Center Pulmonary Rehabilitation San Angelo, TX www.shannonhealth.com St. Francis Hospital, Memphis Memphis, TN www.saintfrancishosp.com St. Joseph’s /Candler Hospitals Respiratory Care Department Savannah, GA www.sjchs.org St. Joseph Hospital of St. Vincent Health Kokomo, IN www.stvincent.org St. Joseph’s Healthcare System Respiratory Care Department Paterson, NJ www.stjosephshealth.org St. Joseph’s Hospital Tampa, FL www.sjbhealth.org St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Cardiopulmonary Department Memphis, TN www.stjude.org [Read more about St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.] St. Tammany Parish Hospital Respiratory Care Department Covington, LA www.stph.org [Read more about St. Tammany Parish Hospital.] Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Cardiopulmonary Services Department Auburn, CA www.sutterauburnfaith.org Sutter Medical Center Sacramento Pulmonary Services Sacramento, CA www.suttermedicalcenter.org Sutter Roseville Medical Center Cardiopulmonary Services Roseville, CA www.sutterroseville.org


Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth Respiratory Therapy Fort Worth, TX texashealth.org/fortworth


United Christian Hospital Respiratory Services Kwun Tong, Hong Kong www.ha.org.hk University Medical Center Health System Respiratory Services Lubbock, TX www.umchealthsystem.com University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital Cardiorespiratory Department Birmingham, AL www.uabmedicine.org University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center Respiratory Care Services Little Rock, AR www.uamshealth.com University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Southwest Respiratory Care Services Texarkana, AR ruralhealth.uams.edu/uamssw University of Maryland Medical Center Respiratory Care Services Baltimore, MD umm.edu University of Miami Hospital Pulmonary Department Miami, FL www.umiamihospital.com University of New Mexico Hospital Respiratory Services Albuquerque, NM www.hospitals.unm.edu University of Pennsylvania Health System Respiratory Care Department Philadelphia, PA www.pennmedicine.org University of Washington Valley Medical Center Respiratory Services Seattle, WA www.uwmedicine.org University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Madison, WI www.uwhealth.org UPMC Mercy Hospital Respiratory Care Pittsburgh, PA www.upmc.com UPMC Presbyterian Respiratory Care Department Pittsburgh, PA presbyterian.upmc.com Upper Chesapeake Health Center of Pulmonary Excellence Bel Air, MD www.uchs.org USMD Hospital at Arlington Respiratory Care Department Arlington, TX www.usmdarlington.com


VA New Jersey Healthcare System East Orange, NJ www.newjersey.va.gov Vidant Edgecombe Hospital Respiratory Care Department Tarboro, NC www.vidanthealth.com Voorhees Pediatric Facility Respiratory Therapy Voorhees, NJ www.forkidcare.com


Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Respiratory Care Winston-Salem, NC www.wakehealth.edu Wesley Medical Center Hattiesburg Respiratory Care Department Hattiesburg, MS www.wesley.com Wesley Medical Center Wichita Respiratory Care Department Wichita, KS wesleymc.com Wythe County Community Hospital Respiratory Care Department Wytheville, VA www.wcch.org


Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center Department of Respiratory Care Yakima, WA www.yakimaregional.com